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Dec 30, 2012 8:00am PST
organization provides healthcare to people suffering from diseases like malaria, aids, and tuberculosis. in places lacking resources, health staff, infrastructure, or suitable treatment. msf also focuses on nutritional care in the context of malnutrition. >> here with doctors without borders who sustains the miracles. the executive director. nice to have you here. welcome. >> good morning, susan. thank you for inviting me. >> it's wonderful to know such goodhearted, almost angels, if you will, exist. how does this -- i know it started in paris and everything, but whose idea was it and how long did it take to launch this and get it off the ground? >> it took a few months for a group of doctors and journalists, who experienced a crisis in nigeria and who were absolutely shocked and outraged by the humanitarian consequences of the crisis. and so, some of them were working for the red cross at that time, and they were not in a capacity to bear witness and to testify because of the nutrality mandate of the red cross. >> uh-huh. >> they decided to create their own organization to go back and prov
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